Amorpha fruticosa

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Scientific Name Amorpha fruticosa USDA PLANTS Symbol
AMFR
Common Name False Indigo Bush ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
25368
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description Open shrub 4 to 8 feet tall, several small trunks; pinnately-compound leaves 2-1/2 to 8 inches long with 9 to 30 oblong/elliptical leaflets about 1 inch long; many small flowers along the length of 4 to 6 inch spikes, with single dark purple petals and protruding yellow stamens. Descr.excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Native

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